precognition


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pre·cog·ni·tion

 (prē′kŏg-nĭsh′ən)
n.
Knowledge of something in advance of its occurrence, especially by extrasensory perception; clairvoyance.

pre·cog′ni·tive adj.

precognition

(ˌpriːkɒɡˈnɪʃən)
n
(Psychology) psychol the alleged ability to foresee future events. See also clairvoyance, clairaudience
[C17: from Late Latin praecognitiō foreknowledge, from praecognoscere to foresee, from prae before + cognoscere to know, ascertain]
precognitive adj

pre•cog•ni•tion

(ˌpri kɒgˈnɪʃ ən)

n.
knowledge of a future event or situation, esp. through extrasensory means.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
pre•cog′ni•tive (-ˈkɒg nɪ tɪv) adj.

precognition

1. A form of clairvoyance which in this case is an inner paranormal knowledge of the future.
2. The ability to predict the future using extrasensory perception.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.precognition - knowledge of an event before it occurs
clairvoyance, E.S.P., ESP, extrasensory perception, second sight - apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
Translations

precognition

[ˌpriːkɒgˈnɪʃən] Nprecognición f

precognition

n (Psych) → Präkognition f; (= knowledge)vorherige Kenntnis, vorheriges Wissen
References in classic literature ?
Everything had been calculated with a depth of precognition which, for the first time in thirty years, recalled to him the solid foresight and inflexible logic of the great cardinal.
There are pre-conditions, pre-registration, pre-testing and precognition (you knew I was going to write that!), and for the most part it's just a lot of extra letters.
I have found, for example, ample evidence of telepathy, precognition, psychic healing, materialization, spirit communication and even teleportation and telekinesis reported in the Old and New Testaments.
Spiritualism, clairvoyance, telepathy, precognition, hypnotism, mesmerism and witchcraft can be taught and practiced but spiritualism can't be attained in varsities.
A reluctant prophet with the power to see into the future, she fought alongside Ashok Vadal and his company of men known as the Sons of the Black Sword until a shapeshifting wizard with designs on her powers of precognition spirited her away.
Changes focused on several key areas: a) improving the immersive technologies used, so as to enhance participants' "flow" experience; b) better aligning the audiovisual induction and feedback elements with the psi task; c) redesigning the target set, to render targets more arousing and impactful; d) simplifying administration of experimental sessions by shifting from a dyadic-participant protocol (telepathy) to a single-participant precognition protocol that could be run by a single experimenter.
One can assume the ability is short for precognition and would be a fitting ability for a character going by the name Prophet.
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"I got the super-duper, deluxe edition of what people now call intuition," Clancy explains to Cowles, who is sceptical of the medic's gift of precognition. She dumbfounded when Clancy deduces the link between the victims and helps them to edge closer to Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell).
"I got the super-duper, deluxe edition of what people now call intuition," Clancy explains to Cowles, who is sceptical of the medic's gift of precognition. She is dumbfounded when Clancy deduces the link between the victims and helps them to edge closer to Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell).
So much for that piece of precognition. The 73rd race defied all logic, as an even more favourable confluence of wind systems propelled five boats to Hobart faster than Loyal.
May, who specializes in anomalous cognition research and was the former director of the Star Gate program, and Marwaha, a researcher in Indian psychology and the synthesis of the cognitive sciences and anomalous cognition research, provide reports of the US government program Star Gate, which researched the validity of extrasensory perception and parapsychology and their applications to problems of US national security, and present its scientific results from the data: establishing the validity of remote viewing, identifying the characteristics of remote viewing targets including their entropic properties, the establishment of a heuristic model, and the creation of a comprehensive model of precognition grounded in a signal model based in physics and the neurosciences.